Eco-DAS XII, October 2016

The following participated in Eco-DAS XII in October 2016. Each submitted a proposal for a collaborative manuscript. The proposed topics were the starting point for the formation of author teams that are developing manuscripts to be submitted to a variety of outlets.


Harriet Alexander
University of California Davis
The ocean microbiome: Integrating knowledge across the domains of life to characterize the interplay between diversity and ecosystem function.

Tom Bell
University of California Davis and University of Alaska SE
Identifying thresholds and local adaption in marine foundation species.

Benjamin Belgrad
University of South Carolina
Animal personalities highlight the ecological significance of extremes

Amber Bellamy
Ohio State University
Prevalence of aged carbon in aquatic food webs: implications for nutritional resource availability and community structure.

Raven Bier
Duke University/Uppsala University
Tunnel vision? How gradient study characteristics influence our interpretation of microbial responses.

Lauren Bortolotti
University of Alberta
Are carbon fluxes from inland waters a function of scale? Insights from research on prairie wetlands.

Jennifer Brentrup
Miami University
Tea or Coffee? Ecological consequences of browner waters.

Christian Brise˝o-Avena
Oregon State University
From still images to dynamic ecological pictures: inferring ecosystem dynamics from underwater imaging data

Jennifer Durden
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK
Examining spatial and temporal variation in abyssal megafaunal communities: a functional group approach.

Xiaoli Dong
Duke University
Why are things where they are in ecosystems and who cares?

Alison Flanagan
Stony Brook University, New York
The relationship between scale and explained variance in biological data.

Elizabeth Follett
Boston College
Feedbacks between plants, flow, and particle fate.

Lars Gro▀mann
University of Duisburg-Essen
How to investigate protistan communities in a deep sequencing age - microbial diversity and beyond...

Julia Grosse
Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Using CSI-Analysis to chase carbon through food webs.

Tamar Guy-Haim
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research institute (IOLR)
How big is big: How experimental characteristics of aquatic mesocosms change the direction and magnitude of effect sizes in global change research?

Sarah Hasnain
Queen's University
Introduced predators and "naive" prey: Re-examining the na´ve prey hypothesis using Daphnia anti-predator responses to the invasive spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus).

Meredith Holgerson
Portland State University
Are ponds just tiny lakes? Investigating if lake size can predict food web structure.

Rachel Hovel
University of Washington
Nutrient storage and supply in zooplankton bodies: How climate warming modifies lake stoichiometry

Winn Johnson
MIT-WHOI Joint Program
Who gets what from where? auxotrophy and molecule-specific exchanges between marine microbes

Cora Ann Johnston
University of Maryland
Shifting resources shape ecological communities: Building a framework to understand how context shapes response.

Michelle Jungbluth
University of Hawai`i
Importance of species in community level responses to a more extreme world.

Patrick Kelly
Miami University
Space vs. time: Context dependencies in the role of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon in regulating zooplankton production in north temperate lakes.

Jessica Luo
National Center for Atmospheric Research
New insights on marine ecosystem dynamics from high-throughput observations and global models -- implications for big data in marine ecology?

Dan Miller
Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Phytoplankton blooms: Linking bloom types and mechanisms of initiation and termination.

Nicole Millette
Horn Point Laboratory
Importance of including mixotrophs in models and studying mixotrophs as an assemblage

Aric Mine
California State University Fresno
Phosphorus biogeochemistry in microbial ecosystems: insights into nutrient remineralization

Annie Murphy
Northeastern University
From molluscs to microbes: Interactions among microbial and macrofaunal communities and their effects on carbon and nitrogen cycling.

Mario Muscarella
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The dance between microbes and molecules

Akana Noto
Claremont McKenna College
Patterns and causes of geographic variation in species interactions.

Samantha Oliver
University of Wisconsin Madison
Macroscale water quality responses to a changing world.

Kathleen Pitz
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The challenges and importance of eukaryotic microbial diversity.

Alex (AJ) Reisinger
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Biogeochemical responses to multiple chemical stressors.

Heidi Smith
Montana State University
Microbially mediated carbon cycling in aquatic habitats

Trisha Spanbauer
National Research Council - USEPA
Integrating paleolimnology with freshwater ecology

Karen Stamieszkin
Gulf of Maine Research Institute & Unity College
Trait profiles for understanding the impacts of environmental change on aquatic nutrient cycling.

Elizabeth Suter
Stony Brook University
Scaling up: Using natural microbial observatories to predict change.